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AWiA Conference (Brisbane)

22 September 2017 - 24 September 2017

Australian Women in Agriculture (AWiA) invites you to join them for their National Conference in Brisbane at Oakwood Apartments & Hotel from 22 – 24 September 2017.

There will be a strong focus on the diversity of skills of and contributions made by women to Agriculture across the various sectors, particularly those that demonstrate diversity, sustainability and entrepreneurship.

The conference includes a program with local, national and international speakers that will inspire delegates, encourage dynamic thinking and offer opportunities to network with other women leading Australian agribusiness. There are also fplanned field trips to provide delegates with the opportunity to see diversity within the agricultural sector in practice as well as experience some of the highlights of South East Queensland.

The program features a dynamic variety of sessions, including;

  • Sustainable & Stronger You
  • Keeping you on track when you live and work “off the track”
  • Self-Development Opportunities including Superannuation, Scholarships and Getting on Boards
  • Business Development opportunities including getting grants, understanding contracts and workplace safety systems, Communicating for Impact
  • Sustainable Business & Land
  • Sustainable Food Supply & Healthy Communities

The conference opens with a Twilight Cocktail Party overlooking the Brisbane River sponsored by Ruralco on Friday evening.

Saturday night features the Gala Dinner Cruise sponsored by Rural Bank aboard the Kookaburra Queen Riverboat.

The Conference is an event open to all women from rural, regional and remote Australia .

Registrations can be completed via the AWiA website.


22 September 2017
24 September 2017
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Oakwood Hotel and Apartments
15 Ivory Lane
Brisbane, QLD 4000 Australia
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Australian Women in Agriculture
0417 811 809
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